Milspo Project is hosting our first ever fundraising event in Wilmington, North Carolina! Join us in celebrating military spouses Spring of 2017, the evening of May 12th at Bakery 105 we will kick off the festivities at 7pm.
Wilmington's very own Folkstone Stringband will be making our first fundraiser a memorable one! Their set will include hard-driving, fast-picking bluegrass, old time, Americana, and honky tonk music. We can't wait to dance the night away!
Also joining us will be The Midatlanic, a crew of eclectic musicians hailing from the Cape Fear coast of North Carolina. Expect to hear a unique blend of progressive folk, Americana, and bluegrass, and a hint of rock and jazz!
Bryce Fox Band will be helping us kick off the night of festivities! As an American country singer-songwriter, Fox began his country music career in 2011, writing and recording original demos under his independent label, "EndUpWithYou Recordings". Throughout his songwriting career, multiple songs have been pitched to artists such as Keith Urban, Darius Rucker, Trailer Choir, Chase Rice, Rich Redmond, and Rodney Atkins.
Meet the amazing group of men and women who love military spouses as much as we do! Milspo's Honor Influencers are a generous group of professionals committed to helping military spouses find meaningful employment in 2017. With their help, we will reach our goal of raising $40,000 this May!
As an Honor Auction guest, expect to learn about military life, military spouses, and how our members are using Milspo Project resources to start and grow businesses!
We plan to have a great time too. Tickets include beer and wine, BBQ hor d'oeuvres, and dancing the night away to two bluegrass bands and a headliner! Also, there will be a silent auction exclusively featuring handmade military spouse products and services.
7PM - 11PM
Dresscode: Anything that you can boogie down to bluegrass music in. Blue jeans and cowboy boots are a must!
Anyone who wants to learn more about the other side of service! Milspo's Honor Auction will be equal parts education and fun. Get ready to party with a purpose on May 12th, while learning why military spouse business owners are so special.
By purchasing a ticket, sponsoring, or donating, your dollars will serve military spouses directly. All proceeds from the event will support Milspo Project's chapter program, and help us provide more monthly resources to our military spouses.
Milspo Project will be auctioning off military spouse made items and services. Come ready to learn more about the current military spouse underemployment crisis in our country, and how our members took their future into their own hands, and got started as small business owners.
Ready to support Milspo Project's spouse development programs by purchasing our member-made auction items?
Military life isn't always easy, and our members are using their businesses for as a force for good in their homes and communities.
Did you know that military spouses tend to be under 35 and are largely female? Only 5% of military spouses are men? Military families relocate 10 times more often than civilian families -- on average, every 2 or 3 years?
Check out Milspo Project's Spouse Stories to learn more about day-to-day military life.
Starting a business can be hard, and military life definitely makes things more complicated, which is why Milspo Project's programs and monthly resources are created with the needs of our military spouse entrepreneurs in mind!
Help us continue to support military spouses this May by joining us at our Honor Auction, or becoming a monthly All Heart donor.
Something unique to our Honor Auction is that we will be auctioning off military spouse-made products and services exclusively. Attendees will not only learn more about Milspo Project through out the silent auction, but also about each military spouse business owner.
At this year's Honor Auction we will be unveiling our most recent awareness project, and sharing military spouse business success stories with our guests. Through our campaign: What Does a Milspo Look Like?, Honor Auction attendees will learn more about the individual members who make up Milspo Project.
We are still looking for 2017 Honor Auction Sponsors. Will you or your company help host our 2017 Honor Auction? With your generous gift, Milspo Project will be able to continue to bring more essential business resources, and support, to our military spouse members.
Please contact Liz Marion for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org.